LIFEJACKET COMPETENT USER
This course is designed for personnel who are tasked with operating in the warm zone at a water rescue incident, and personnel who will operate near water as part of their key job function, eg water hydrometry staff etc. As such, it is not intended that they will enter the water, and a manual or auto-inflation lifejacket is worn as PPE for accidental water entry only.
Course Content Includes
Training standards, hydrology and water hazards, personal equipment, risk assessments and safe systems of work, medical considerations, considerations for poor visibility, communications, floodwater dynamics and hazards, lifejacket types and standards, lifejacket firing mechanisms, selection and correct fitting of lifejackets, maintenance and inspection of lifejackets, lifejacket checks, lifejacket inflation and deflation, swimming and self-rescue in a lifejacket, exiting the water.
Key Information: This course can be facilitated at any suitable location across the UK.
Pre-Requisites: Minimum age 18. Must be a confident swimmer.
Duration: 1 day (9am – 5pm).
Please call the office for course dates
PRICE £130 Per Person
Discounts are available for group bookings (All prices exclude VAT)